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Graphic Novels

  • Paul Thomas

    An Unreliable History Of Tattoos

    $35.00

    The tattoo is an art form, a practice... for some, a ritual. Its history is long and colorful, dating to the Neolithic, when our ancestors marked their bodies with symbolic lines derived from a carbon paste. Today, those same markings can be made on entering the neon parlors that line our cities. Maybe it's time to stop taking them so seriously! Loosely based on fact, cartoonist / satirist Paul Thomas delves into the history of the Tattoo whilst concocting a healthy amount of hilarious fictio...

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  • Gosho Aoyama

    Detective Conan: Revenge In The Blizzard

    $9.90

    A reporter is found dead just before an interview with the Junior Detective League. Conan is determined to close the case… but with his teacher watching, he has to do it without letting on that he’s smarter than the average first grader! Then flashback to one of Shinichi’s first cases! When a death takes place at a ski resort, everyone believes a legendary ghost has struck again. But two middle schoolers think otherwise: Young Shinichi Kudo and young Heiji Hattori! Which boy genius will solve...

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  • Gosho Aoyama

    Detective Conan: Russian Blue

    $9.90

    Detective Kogoro Mori faces a challenge beyond his crime-fighting abilities: taking care of his ex-wife’s new kitten! But the pesky furball leads him to the clues he needs to solve an impenetrable code. Could there be a new detective in town – one even cuter than Conan? The Kaito Kid has vowed to steal a famous artist’s painting – and Conan is at the scene! But while Conan prepares to stop the thief, a man is killed under his nose. Is the Kid a thief and the murderer? Paperback: 240 PagesProd...

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  • Gosho Aoyama

    Detective Conan: Sonoko's Red Handkerchief

    $9.90

    Ran and Sonoko encounter a crime at the site of a romantic scene from their favorite TV drama. Which of the hopeful lovers leaving red handkerchiefs at the scene is really a murderer? Then a small boy is the only witness to a crime, but no one can make heads or tails of his strange testimony. And Conan is distracted by his suspicions about Ran’s new friend Eisuke, who bears an eerie resemblance to one of the Men in Black! Paperback: 192 PagesProduct Dimensions: 127 x 190 mmISBN: 9789810990749...

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  • Osamu Tezuka

    Dororo

    $42.00

    A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics - lethal ones with which the wronged son will use to hunt down the multitude of demons to reclaim his body one piece at a time, before confronting his father. On his journeys the young hero encounters an orphan who claims to be the greatest thief in Japan. Like an unfo...

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  • Dave Chua

    Gone Case

    $29.00

    Illustrated by Koh Hong Teng Set in a Singaporean housing estate, Gone Case is a moving yet unsentimental coming-of-age story. Yong, a 12-year-old boy has to deal with the dreaded PSLE exams while his family undergoes an upheaval. His friendship with his childhood friend Liang also undergoes strain as the exams approach. The novel won a commendation award in the Singapore Literature Prize in 1996 and is regarded as an essential work of Singaporean Literature. This 268-page graphic novel adapt...

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  • Morgan Chua

    Mdm Kwa

    $26.00

    Kwa Geok Choo was most famously known as the woman behind the man who shaped Singapore. But more than just the wife of the late PM Lee Kuan Yew, she was also a brilliant scholar, a Peranakan doyenne, a successful lawyer and the mother of Singapore’s current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, all of which she accomplished quietly, modestly and behind the scenes. Morgan Chua chronicles, in his unique, droll style, the untold life of the one whom LKY lovingly called “Choo”. Paperback: 144 PagesProd...

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  • Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin

    $51.00

    It is the year Universal Century 0079, in a space colony the Earth Federation is storing and testing a new piloted robot for use in the battle against the Principality of Zeon. The experimental RX-78 Gundam mobile suit is scheduled to be transported to Federation command in Jaburo, deep within the Brazilian jungles. Unfortunately, before the transporter would arrive, the Federation would come under attack from Zeon. With few resources available against the Zeon's most mobile mechs, Federation...

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  • Meg-John Barker

    Queer: A Graphic History

    $29.00

    Illustrated by Julia Scheele Activist-academic Meg John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. A kaleidoscope of characters from the diverse worlds of pop-culture, film, activism and academia guide us on a journey through the ideas, people and events that have shaped ‘queer theory’. From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex...

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  • Oh Yong Hwee

    The Garden Of Foolish Indulgences

    $22.90

    Illustrated by Koh Hong Teng Based partly on an academic essay "Rambutans In The Picture" by Lai Chee Kien. In 1915, Han Wai Toon left Hainan Island to see his fortune in Singapore. Through hard work, self-study and ingenuity, he became a global expert in diverse fields from ceramics, agriculture to Taoist deities. His rambutan orchard was particularly well-known and frequented by Chinese literati then, oddly because the rambutans were cultivated to taste like the lychees in his hometown. Som...

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  • Troy Chin

    The Resident Tourist Part 3

    $19.90

    And then there were three. Growing up sure is complicated when you’ve got school to balance, friends to forge and futures to prepare. What do you do when the future finally arrives and is waiting for you to open the door? The Resident Tourist is an ongoing autobiographical comic book narrative by Troy Chin that began in 2007.Paperback: 221 Pages Product Dimensions: 129 x 181 mmISBN: 9789810825591Published by Math Paper Press

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  • Troy Chin

    The Resident Tourist Part 8

    $19.90

    This is the good life. With hard work comes the corresponding spoils. That’s the theory, anyway. But what if all the fast cars and beautiful company in the world still leave you wanting? When push comes to shove, would you even know what to look for? The eighth installment of Troy Chin’s ongoing autobiographical comic book series is now available from Math Paper Press. Troy Chin is a Singapore-born comic book maker whose works include the four-panel slice of life comic strip Loti, the music i...

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  • Junji Ito

    Tomie

    $57.00

    The complete classic horror series, now available in a single deluxe volume. Murdered again and again, one girl always comes back for more... Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize no matter how many times th...

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